triump 68

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my dad was in car business so I was rasied in the shop .Ive done all types of automotive work painting cars bikes motors electrical and more.I have a shop where I restore cars and bikes.Iam 61 years old so Ive seen alot over time I enjoy this type work and like helping people.
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Question Asked: my car idles up for no reason i can turn the car off then restart the eng it wil
July 20, 2011, 10:19 AM
will idle back down I cleaned thottle body it seems to help for a while I want to know if the egr could be the problem I found a broke vac line thought that was it but its still idles up help please triump68 thanks
Question Answered: Computer gone nuts
January 04, 2011, 08:41 PM
Sometimes you can remove the neg battery cable wait few min put it back that should reset the computer. Try it can,t hurt hope this helps triump68.
Question Asked: getting ready replace spark plugs
December 31, 2010, 10:46 PM
has anybody put E3.54 spark plugs in there car.I have heard pros and cons I would like to here from someone who has tryed them in there cadilac.thanks triump68
Question Asked: the problem was running hot
December 21, 2010, 10:33 PM
so i replaced thermostat flused engine and rad it was fine for about a month. It ran hot again i flused rad again and replaced thermostat again. that lasted two weeks no steam out the exsaust and fans are good so from what I had read water pump must be bad I have taken it apart but the water pump dont seem bad. Ived taken rad out what can be done to check it and what else could it be. help triump68
Question Answered: 1996 Cadillac eldorado overheating
December 17, 2010, 10:50 PM
I have a 96 eldorado when i first got it gage was running little over 225 and sometimes hoter i replaced everything no real help so i got line and got some good advice i took thermostat out drilled holes in it so more fluid would flow better also I had put a cooling fan relay on now it stays at nomal temp hope this helps you triump68
Question Answered: power seats quite working
December 16, 2010, 08:16 PM
try taking neg battery cable off wait a short time put it back it worked for me.triump68
Question Answered: Power seat
December 16, 2010, 08:08 PM
I had same type problem my seats were working good then drivers seat stoped it would not move.I spend all day checking fuses everything then i read about static causing this problem because of the memory control and I had been getting poped all day so I took neg battery cable loose put it back on bingo it was fixed hope this will work for all the problems I read about Thanks triump68
Question Asked: power seat problem It has memory two settings and two exit pos
December 15, 2010, 09:52 PM
Everythiing was find i drove the car the seat worked great then all sudden the seat stoped working Ive checked everything fuses seat relays memory switch still no movement it like no power help triump68 thank you I repaired my problem it was caused by static I had to remove the neg battery cable wait a short time replace it that resets the computer hope this will help others with problems thanks triump68
Question Asked: power stering makes alot noise when first start motor.
December 13, 2010, 11:32 PM
I have checked fluid it is full.after it warms up it sounds alot better.If anybody has had this problem let me know the best fix.thank you.triump 68
Question Asked: water pump replacement
December 13, 2010, 12:23 AM
Ive got everything took off like all bolts but i dont have room to get motor mounts off so i can get to waterpump help triump68
Question Asked: brake noise after doing a brake job on the rear
November 01, 2010, 11:48 PM
I did a brake job on my daughters car new roters pads on shoes and had the drums turned.everything was find for two three weeks.started hering noise in rear brakes also you could feel the brakes grabing I took them apart the only thing i founded was bottom spring on left rear was on wrong I changed it to the right place drove the car everything was good. about week later they said they were hering a little noise.If anybody has seen this problem please give me a answer thank you.triump 68
Question Answered: Engine Cooling System
August 09, 2010, 11:25 PM
hi this is triump 68 i also have a 2002 pt same deal i had problem overheating i flushed eveything out replaced thermostat coolant rad cap.drove the car for about 3 or 4 weeks everything seemed find.then it started to overheat after 4or 5 miles but i can stop the car and let idle it cools down until i start driving again. ive been told since its not leaking or steaming out the tail pipe that it could be water pump due to the impeller being lose .my problem seems alot like yours so let me know if you get yours fixed thank you.triump68
Question Asked: engine starting
July 24, 2010, 09:41 PM
I have put a new heavy duty battery in the car. also checked all connections new battery termanal connectors.Just about every time I drive the car It starts find cold after it warms up It will click a few times then it starts.Iam afraid one of these times its not going to start.I just would like to know what to check now.Thanks for any help.
Question Asked: overheating
July 16, 2010, 11:49 PM
the car ran hot spit some water out I replaced themostat and coolant.Drove it for about 4 weeks the temp went up above nomal I changed the themostat again flush rad out added new it will run nomal sitting still but when I start driving temp starts going up.Iam lost any sugestions would be great thank you.
Question Answered: A/C SYSTEM
July 15, 2010, 09:32 PM
your problem could be a blowned fuse or low freon or in my case the connector that plugs in the compresor could be loose or broke also could be a relay.
Question Asked: engine temp
July 15, 2010, 09:23 PM
everytime I DRIVE the temp gage rizes very fast It also runs one mark past halve way.I have already change all hoses thermostat rad cap.I also have temp senser but Its ajob to change,so I would like to know If this is normal temp reading or could the gage be off.thank you
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